Executive Ethics Commission http://wuis.org en State Fair Officials Fined For Violating Gift Ban...For Beer Tickets http://wuis.org/post/state-fair-officials-fined-violating-gift-banfor-beer-tickets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Two individuals are being fined for violating ethics rules in their capacities of running Illinois' two State Fairs. Both incidents involved free beer tickets.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:13:06 +0000 Hannah Meisel 30216 at http://wuis.org State Fair Officials Fined For Violating Gift Ban...For Beer Tickets Former HFS Director To Pay $100k Ethics Fine http://wuis.org/post/former-hfs-director-pay-100k-ethics-fine <p>A former state official has agreed to pay a record $100,000 fine to settle charges he violated a state ethics law. Barry Maram is accused of going to work for a state contractor a week after he left his job as director of Healthcare and Family Services.</p><p>Maram<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was </span>HFS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> director from the earliest days of the Blagojevich administration through April 2010.</span></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:42:33 +0000 Brian Mackey 23844 at http://wuis.org Former HFS Director To Pay $100k Ethics Fine